Friday, March 5, 2010

SPIRITUAL SUNDAY. . .So Long, Insecurity Book Discussion Assignment Week 4. . .Strength, Power, Victory!

It is still Sunday. I am getting this posted today.

First, I want to share this link with you, to Beth Moore's Living Proof Ministries blog post from yesterday when she asked us to share scripture verses that have at least one of these words:
strength, power, victory.
She gave us that challenge as we are in the middle of discussing her book, So Long, Insecurity, and we are at the point where a lot of us are saying,
"This is sooooo hard."
The only reason that I have whizzed through the book, is because I bought the audio set and listened to Beth read it to me on my way to and from work.
This is her addition to the post tonight.
***It's Sunday evening and you just passed 500 comments on this post. YOU DID IT, GIRLS! Honestly, this is the most exhilarating thing I've ever seen. As you know, we've posted Scriptures many times, especially through our 2009 SSMT, but this is the first time we've had a theme like this. These verses will stand a woman to her feet and put a shout of praise on her tongue. Let's remember this spot, Siestas, so we can return to it many times. As my grandmother used to say, "It'll cure what ails ya." Memorize the date of the post - 3/6/10 - and turn back to it any time you need Christ to fill your sweet soul with an extra measure of divine strength. Thank you so, so much for your participation here.
All of the verses that are being shared are amazing.
These are the ones that my son came up with immediately when I asked him, and they are both perfect for me right now!

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.Psalm 73:26NIV
This is love for God: to obey his commands, And his commands are not burdensome, for everyone born of God overcomes the world.This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith.I John 4:3-4NIV

1. What part of Chapter 7 hit home with you most and why?
Insecurity can confine us.
I want to have real friendships and talk to people, but sometimes, when I try, I do say the wrong thing, so then I'm just always afraid I will, or just don't know how to make conversation.
2. (If you're choosing only two, please include this one.) Based on your journey so far in chapters 1-8, list your own personal top three reasons why it's time to deal with your insecurity. (We're not looking for right answers. We're looking for YOUR answers. Don't copy off your fellow sojourners' papers on this one. Grin.) So that you don't get your numbers confused here, list your 3 reasons under A.B.&C.
A. I want to live the Abundant life that God planned for me.
B. I want to Be a servant for God, giving Him glory and minister to others.
C. I want to Cultivate friendships.
D. I DON'T want to pass on insecurity to my children, students, children, youth, college students at church, anyone!
3. Based on Chapter 8, briefly describe a recent trigger of insecurity and whether or not it got a rise out of you.
4. Also based on Chapter 8, what does dignity mean to you?

I may come back and edit this, but for right now, I'm saying,
Dignity means clothing yourself with the strength God gives you daily.

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  1. This sounds like a great study. Insecurity is something many people struggle with. Beth Moore is a great speaker, and author. Thank you for sharing this with us on Spiritual Sundays.

  2. I think that all of Beth Moore's studies are so worth the effort. I'm glad you shared this one today.
    God Bless,